PANO – The Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2013, themed “The quintessence of Vietnamese crafts”, will take place in Hue City, Thua Thien-Hue Province, between April 27th and May 1st.

According to Deputy Chairman of the Hue City People’s Committee Nguyen Dang Thanh, the festival, drawing artisans from cities and provinces across the country, is to honour and uphold the cultural value of handicraft products.

Particularly, visitors have a good chance to enjoy a wide range of cultural activities, including a handicraft products exhibition and fair, artistic performances, the Nguyen Dynasty handicraft and fine arts display, an art photo exhibition and a seminar on traditional trade villages.

In addition, a special textile exhibition, called Metamorphoses, will be held for the first time at the Museum of Hue Culture, to welcome the 40th anniversary of Vietnam-France diplomatic relations.

Translated by Van Hieu